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Wärtsilä to optimise power plant performance in Timor-Leste

Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 26 January 2016 at 9 am EET

Wärtsilä, a global leader in complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and
energy markets has in November 2015 signed a five-year operations and
maintenance (O&M) agreement with the Special Administrative Region of Oecusse
for the Inur Sakato power plant in the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. The
partnership optimises the power plant's performance and lifecycle. The O&M
agreement reduces the plant's operating costs and improves financial
predictability and risk management. In addition, Wärtsilä will train the plant's

Wärtsilä takes full responsibility for plant operation and maintenance to ensure
safe, efficient and reliable availability of electricity. A Wärtsilä O&M
agreement provides comprehensive asset management to meet the customer need for
operational, management and maintenance services and performance guarantees.

The Inur Sakato power plant is one of the first established infrastructures in
Timor-Leste. The 17.3 MW power plant is the main power source for the entire
Oecusse district. The Inur Sakato plant is powered by four Wärtsilä 34DF

The dual-fuel Inur Sakato plant will run on light fuel oil but may be converted
to natural gas later on.

"Wärtsilä's extensive experience and knowledge from power plant operating and
maintenance were the key factors for this agreement that expands our
partnership. We want to have in-depth knowledge in-house and to improve our
local capability. Wärtsilä is the best partner from which to learn from," says
Lino MNC Correia of Special Administrative Region of Oecusse.

"We are excited to deepen the relationship with the Democratic Republic of
Timor-Leste. Wärtsilä as an operations and maintenance partner is able to
provide reliable supply of electricity and optimise the performance of the Inur
Sakato plant with minimum risks and costs," comments John Sydney, Director of
Wärtsilä's Service Unit Australasia.

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Caption: The Inur Sakato power plant is one of the first established
infrastructures in Timor-Leste and the main power source for the Oecusse

For further information, please contact:

John Sydney
Service Unit Director
Wärtsilä Service Unit Australasia
Tel: +61 418 645 060

Steve Jones
Senior Manager, Business Development and SUAA Projects & Agreements
Tel: +61 8 9410 1300

Hanna Viita
Director, Marketing
Wärtsilä Corporation
Tel: +358 40 167 1755

Wärtsilä Services in brief
Wärtsilä Services creates lifecycle services for its customers, enhancing their
business - whenever, wherever. We provide industry's broadest range of services
for both shipping and power generation. Our solutions range from spare parts and
basic support to ensuring maximised lifetime, increased efficiency and
guaranteed performance of customer's equipment or installation - in a safe,
reliable, and environmentally sustainable way.

Wärtsilä in brief
Wärtsilä is a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine
and energy markets. By emphasising technological innovation and total
efficiency, Wärtsilä maximizes the environmental and economic performance of the
vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2014, Wärtsilä's net sales
totalled EUR 4.8 billion with approximately 17,700 employees. The company has
operations in more than 200 locations in nearly 70 countries around the world.
Wärtsilä is listed on the NASDAQ OMX 
Helsinki, Finland
Wärtsilä Newsroom

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